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ulterior
used in The Scarlet Letter

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Definition
hidden — usually of a motive or purpose for doing something
  • Hester Prynne remained constant in her resolve to make known to Mr. Dimmesdale, at whatever risk of present pain or ulterior consequences, the true character of the man who had crept into his intimacy.
    Chapter 16 -- A Forest Walk (1% in)

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